Mealtime Mama: Hip Hop Bunny Cake for Easter

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Happy Monday, mamas! Easter is hopping our way this weekend, so here’s a fun bunny cake to make with the kids this week. (Don’t be scared by the length of the recipe. The review we read by a fellow mom says it’s pretty easy to make.) Click HERE to get a printer-friendly version of this [...]

Mealtime Mama: Bread and Butter Pudding with Irish Whiskey Cream Sauce

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Happy Monday, mamas! Welcome to the middle of March. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Friday, so we’re celebrating the Irish with this week’s recipe, which we found on the Harps website. It sounds SO good. Most kids love bananas and pudding, and there are only two tablespoons of Irish whiskey in this one [...]

Mealtime Mama: Cherry Chocolate Heart Torte

cherry chocolate torte

Happy day-before-Valentine’s Day, mamas! If you feel like busting out an extra special dessert in honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve got one for you. One reviewer called this dish “crazy good,” and that’s all it took to sell us on it. With whipped cream, hot fudge and cherries, how can you go wrong? Cherry Chocolate [...]

Mealtime Mama: Cute treats for your Halloween or fall party

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By Shannon Magsam OK, mamas, this is a repeat post from last year. But it’s a fun one with several good ideas for fall food. Hope you enjoy: The month of October is perfect for a party because of all the fun fall treats and the weather is just right for being outside. I thought [...]

Mealtime Mama: Fresh strawberry pie for the Fourth of July!


Happy Fourth of July! This pie is sure to please. If you’ve got pick-your-own strawberries (or if you picked some up from the store!), below a great pie recipe that our friend Kathleen Villar shared after she and her two kids visited McGarrah’s a few weeks ago. (Kathleen gives full credit to her friend Pam [...]

Mealtime Mama: Easy Peasy Pink Lemonade Pie

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The weather was so gorgeous over the weekend that the neighborhood kids started selling lemonade from their driveways. Pink lemonade is our favorite, so today we’ll show you how to turn that into a pie! And this one is easy. Pink Lemonade Pie Ingredients: Graham cracker crust 1 can sweetened, condensed milk (we like Eagle [...]

Mealtime Mama: Easy Banana Pudding

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I’ll be the first to admit that I am NOT a good cook. But when I make my Great Aunt Eunice’s banana pudding, people think I’m a good cook. But all the credit goes to her recipe. It’s easy, and the results are SO good. This is my go-to dessert to take to potluck dinners, [...]

Mealtime Mama: Homemade candy bar recipe!

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Our mother-in-residence, Wanda, just shared a recipe with us that we couldn’t wait to share with you. It’s a HOMEMADE candy bar recipe and it sounds delicious. Wanda’s neighbor gave her the recipe, so we’re just passing it around to all our friends and neighbors, too. Here’s what you’ll need: 8 ounces of buttery crackers [...]

Mealtime Mama: Jump into spring with this bunny cake!


I know it’s a little early, but I saw this adorable Easter bunny cake on the Kraft website and wanted to share! I have a very fond memory of my mom making a cake almost exactly like this and bringing it to my first-grade spring party. She looked so pretty and so did the cake [...]